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Folsom Historical Museum

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823 Sutter St, Folsom, CA 95630-2440
+1 916-985-2707
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A good way to know the history of Folsom!!

I enjoyed my visit to this museum and got to learn a lot about Folsom's history. Well kept and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
anshabhi
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Manipal, India
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Easy weekend getaway .

Just a 15 minute drive from where I live in Rancho Cordova , Nice to see that you can have a place... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Joe B
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This museum houses a number of artifacts and documents on the social and cultural history of the region.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“gold rush” (6 reviews)
“gold mining” (3 reviews)
“gift shop” (4 reviews)
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823 Sutter St, Folsom, CA 95630-2440
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+1 916-985-2707
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"wells"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my visit to this museum and got to learn a lot about Folsom's history. Well kept and preserved artifacts and clothing. Slightly expensive entrance fee of $10.

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Just a 15 minute drive from where I live in Rancho Cordova , Nice to see that you can have a place to visit that is historically significant in Sacramento county .

Thank Joe B
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

We were visiting Folsom for a day and decided to visit the Folsom History Museum. Located on Sutter Street in historic Folsom, the museum features an exhibit about Folsom's native people, gold mining in the area, the prison and powerhouse, and vineyards and agriculture in...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

This was an interesting Museum. The docents were so friendly. We were there because the had a Johnny Cash special display, but we really enjoyed the entire thing. Their bathroom was interesting, be sure to visit it and great photo ops.

1  Thank Brandi L
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

I love this museum. It gets just 4 stars only for the small size, but they pack quite a bit of history into the artifact laden rooms. I believe they still have a prison uniform you can borrow and take a photo of yourself "in...More

Thank Vince F
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Local museum very small and focused on the area. Nice break in air conditioned building from the mid-day heat. Small admission charge pays for the upkeep.

Thank Gary W
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

We had out of town guests and took them here. They really enjoyed it. The lady behind the counter gave us a real history lesson.

Thank Honoria H
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Reviewed December 14, 2016

We visited the portion of the museum that housed the Museum of Wonder and Delight on Sutter Street. So much to take in visually, I will have to go back to continue to grasp it all. The displays were graced with plentiful toys that it...More

3  Thank JoyceW954
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Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

If you want some history on Folsom, Ca, visit this little local museum. Located right on Sutter Street which makes a great day trip. Visit the museum, have lunch and do a little shopping. Good family day out. The museum has a good gift shop...More

1  Thank 206aliceo
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

If you’re touring Sutter Street/Folsom Old Town, an experience I recommend, buy a combination ticket and walk through both this museum and the one across the street, charmingly called the Museum of Wonder and Delight; the tickets are inexpensive, and neither museum will use up...More

1  Thank Lisa Y
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